sea bass

Definitions of sea bass
  1. noun
    any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
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    Synagrops bellus, blackmouth bass
    small marine fish with black mouth and gill cavity
    Centropristis philadelphica, rock bass, rock sea bass
    a kind of sea bass
    Centropistes striata, black bass, black sea bass
    bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States
    Roccus saxatilis, rockfish, striped bass, striper
    marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone
    Polyprion americanus, stone bass, wreckfish
    brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks
    Serranus subligarius, belted sandfish
    found in warm shallow waters of western Atlantic
    grouper
    usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
    Epinephelus fulvus, coney
    black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins
    hind
    any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
    Paranthias furcifer, creole-fish
    deep-sea fish of tropical Atlantic
    Mycteroperca bonaci, jewfish
    large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales
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    food fish
    any fish used for food by human beings
    serranid, serranid fish
    marine food sport fishes mainly of warm coastal waters
  2. noun
    the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
    synonyms: bass
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    striped bass, striper
    caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
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    saltwater fish
    flesh of fish from the sea used as food
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